Engaging hearts and minds


Powerful writing, audience-focused content and smart strategy engage hearts and minds. When hearts and minds are engaged, people take action. Over two decades in communications, public relations and strategy this has always been my goal. I’ve seen it work as staff member, consultant, and board director.

The son of a Chicago investigative journalist and press secretary, I grew up in the press room, engaged in robust dinner table debates, and falling asleep to the sound of a manual typewriter. This instilled in me curiosity, a desire for work with a purpose, and a love of good writing and compelling communications.



For more than twenty years I’ve helped leaders tell their stories, reach their communities, and achieve their goals.

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I've had the honor of working with some of Chicago's and the nation's most innovative leaders. Here's what they say.

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Here's some work I've done over the years, as writer, editor, communications lead, and strategy consultant.

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If you'd like to work together or have a great idea to discuss, please tell me more.

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